June 2017 Highlights

By the Numbers

7 Instructional sessions were taught Academic Services
10 New whiteboards were distributed across the public areas in Hale Library
60 Middle and high school students attended 4H Days
146 Views of lass and research guides
219 Meetings or events were hosted by Building Services
394 Interactions took place at the Libraries’ resource booth during June’s Orientation and Enrollment
513 Documents were delivered to K-Staters by Interlibrary Services
1195 Items were loaned out to other institutions by Interlibrary Services
1223 Items borrowed from other institutions by Interlibrary Services
3306 Items checked out, returned, or renewed at K-State Libraries (Manhattan)
5193 Active class and research guides
5506 Users visited New Prairie Press
10061 Users visited K-REx
21935 New Prairie Press page views
22178 Individuals visited Hale Library
24473 Scholarly publications were downloaded through New Prairie Press
31169 K-Rex page views

Selected Highlights

Joelle Pitts, Sara Kearns, and Heather Collins. Creating and Sharing Library Instruction. Chicago: Neal Schuman, 2017.

IT Services implemented the custom-created Adwords application into the Libraries' catalog, allowing for additional entries that assist with successful search results.

Rachel Miles was appointed Vice Co-Chair to the NASIG Communications Committee. Miles also received the CopyrightX Certificate from Harvard Law School.

Lori Goetsch attended a Kansas Humanities Council board meeting and the American Library Association where she completed her appointments on the ALA Budget Analysis and Review Committee and Conference Accessibility Working Group.

The Morse Department of Special Collections hosted members of the Alumni Association Board who saw the Chisholm Trail exhibit and selected special collections/university archives materials. 

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